Falun Gong Practitioners

Some articles on falun gong, falun gong practitioners, practitioners:

Tiananmen Square Self-immolation Incident - Dispute
... has been and remains the subject of dispute between representatives of Falun Gong, the Chinese government, and other observers ... especially since the remaining Falun Gong practitioners have been driven underground." In his 2001 book on Falun Gong, journalist Danny Schechter drew on ... also stating "even if there were people who lit themselves on fire and considered themselves Falun Gong practitioners, they would not be representative of Falun Gong practitioners ...
History Of Falun Gong - Timeline of Major Events - 2008 – Present
... authorities continue to launch strike-hard campaigns against Falun Gong surrounding sensitive events and anniversaries, and step up efforts to coercively "transform" Falun Gong ... Lawyers who seek to represent Falun Gong defendants continue to face punishment from Chinese authorities, including harassment, disbarment, and imprisonment ... to 3 years in prison for possessing Falun Gong literature ...
Political Repression In The People's Republic Of China - Civil Liberties - Religious Freedom - Falun Gong
... On 20 July 1999, the government banned Falun Gong and all unauthorised 'heterodox religions', and began a nationwide crackdown on the popular new religious ... Practitioners have occasionally hacked into state television channels to broadcast pro-Falun Gong content ... Outside mainland China, practitioners are actively appealing to the governments, media, and people of their respective countries about the situation in China ...
Kilgour-Matas Report
... lawyer David Matas into allegations of organ harvesting from live practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual movement in China, which was published July 2006 and revised in ... by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG), and concluded that "there has been, and continues today to be, large-scale organ seizures from unwilling Falun Gong practitioners." The ... prisoners, Gutmann estimated that between 450,000 to 1 million Falun Gong members were detained at any given time, and estimated that tens of thousands may have been ...
Academic Views On Falun Gong - Suppression - Falun Gong's Response To Suppression
... Falun Gong's response to the suppression in China began in July 1999 with appeals to local, provincial and central petitioning offices in Beijing ... It soon progressed to larger demonstrations, with hundreds of Falun Gong adherents traveling daily to Tiananmen Square to perform Falun Gong exercises or raise banners in defense of the practice ... were invariably broken up by security forces, and the practitioners involved were arrested—sometimes violently—and detained ...